Free Things families need to know about in Bellevue, Washington


July 20, 2017 by Terumi

Fun and free things for families in Bellevue

We all have heard that the best things in life are free, so I’ll tell you about a few free …
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Trying out the SkyCouch on a flight from New Zealand with kids


July 18, 2017 by Terumi

Flying with kids from North America to Australia

Buying a Skycouch would usually be the last thing on my mind when booking four pricey seats on any flight, …
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Summer Reads and fun books for Kids and Grownups


July 14, 2017 by Terumi

Summer Reads: Goodbye Vitamin

Everyone in my family reads, but we all read in different ways.  I can literally devour books and I keep …
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On Bookmarking the Hyatt Regency Bellevue for Christmas or just a weekend staycation from Seattle


July 7, 2017 by Terumi

Visit bellevue mug

My kids and I were guests of Visit Bellevue Washington during our stay, but the thoughts and opinions expressed below are …
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On Stopping by the new Angel of the Winds Arlington Supercharger


July 3, 2017 by Terumi

Tesla Arlington Supercharger

The other day we were driving up to Vancouver from Seattle when a new Tesla Supercharger popped up on our …
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Our Summer Bucket List and How We Chill


June 30, 2017 by Terumi

How we chill with Auntie Anne's

  I created this sponsored post in collaboration with Auntie Anne’s however all thoughts and opinions in this post are …
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STEM toys and ideas to help with science for kids


June 26, 2017 by Terumi

Geosafari Solar Rover Kit

We have the promise of a week full of sunshine here in Seattle in the first week of summer which …
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There is never a perfect time to travel with kids


June 17, 2017 by Terumi

When is the perfect time to travel with kids

As summer approaches, I’ve heard a lot of talk about “should we travel with our kids?” and “I’m not sure …
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Do I need to book a tour to Zaanse Schans Windmills near Amsterdam with kids?

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June 12, 2017 by Terumi

Zaanse Schans windmills near Amsterdam with kids

Before you book a tour to see windmills near Amsterdam, you need to decide a few things.  Are you a …
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Planning a trip to Seattle with kids?

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June 6, 2017 by Terumi

Call me biased, but Seattle is one of the most family-friendly cities I can imagine.  There are many places for …
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Wind Warnings in Amsterdam and Finding unexpected Family Fun in Utrecht

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June 5, 2017 by Terumi

Family Travel in Utrecht with kids

Travel plans don’t always work out. You know this. I know this. But it always helps to see this in …
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Seattle Food Craving: Sizzle and Crunch


May 25, 2017 by Terumi

Sizzle and Crunch in Seattle

Someone asked me the other day where I like to eat in Seattle right now.  Well, we haven’t been back …
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Bringing our Bubble Bums on a 6-week trip (A travel booster seat review)


May 22, 2017 by Terumi

If I had to pick the best booster seat ever based on name alone, these seats would definitely win.  Every …
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Three days visiting Uluru with kids


May 10, 2017 by Terumi

Sunset at Ularu

We are mid-way into our journey around Australia when we arrive at Yulara airport in the center of the country.  I’ve …
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Bike riding in Amsterdam with kids at the Vondelpark

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April 30, 2017 by Terumi

Riding bikes in the Vondelpark in Amsterdam with kids

With two 8-year old boys in tow, one of our favorite things to do is go bike riding both at …
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Fields of Fun Cherry Blossoms and Tips for Snapping Pics with Osh Kosh


April 23, 2017 by Terumi

Fields of Fun with Osh Kosh Style

This post is sponsored by Everywhere Agency on behalf of OshKosh B’Gosh; however, all thoughts and opinions are my own.  Sometime around …
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Australia with kids: our biggest adventure yet


April 20, 2017 by Terumi

Australia with kids: our adventures

How do days sneak up on us so fast?  Just when I thought I’d be telling you we were planning …
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Foodhallen and all the pancakes in Amsterdam


April 15, 2017 by Terumi

Pancakes and other kid-friendly restaurants and hotels in Amsterdam

Where do you eat with kids in Amsterdam? When we first arrived in Amsterdam, we stayed a few nights in …
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Tea in the Smallest House in Amsterdam with our kids


March 31, 2017 by Terumi

Tea in the Smallest house in Amsterdam

I’ve decided that tea is the most perfect meal one can have.  There are sandwiches with no crusts, there are …
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Unofficial Bread Street in Seattle (Aka Stone Way)

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March 25, 2017 by Terumi

Bread Street (AKA Stone Way) in Seattle

Work with me here-do you know the street in Seattle with the big, beautiful Brooks Running store on the corner and Evo sports and …
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